hectogram

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noun hec·to·gram \ˈhek-tə-ˌgram\

Definition of hectogram

  1. :  a unit of mass equal to 100 grams — see metric system table

Origin and Etymology of hectogram

French hectogramme, from hect- + gramme gram


First Known Use: 1810


Medical Dictionary

hectogram

noun hec·to·gram

Medical Definition of hectogram

  1. :  a metric unit of mass and weight equal to 100 grams

Variants of hectogram

or chiefly British

hectogramme

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